An elderly couple managed to escape through boot of 4×4 after a collision left their car badly damaged

Sunday 25th October 2015 – 9.15pm – Murray MacGregor.

An elderly couple have escaped from the wreckage of the 4×4 they were in through the boot after a collision with a car.

The crash happened at a roundabout on the A46 at Salford Priors in Warwickshire at about 11.50am on Sunday morning.

Two ambulances and a paramedic area support officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The collision happened in the run up to the roundabout but resulted in the Citroen Saxo leaving the road to the side and the Land Rover Discovery crossing the roundabout and ending up facing the wrong direction against the crash barrier.

“The elderly couple in it managed to get out through the boot of the vehicle as the doors were stuck. The driver, a man in his 70s had a suspected pelvic injury while his wife, who was in her 60s had a possible left arm fracture. Both were immobilised and ere taken to the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch.

“The Saxo driver, who was in his 30s, was checked over but was discharged at the scene.”
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